The Cheviot Hills, Northumberland National Park\n© Simon Fraser

January

Whooper Swan © northeastwildlife.co.uk Whooper Swan

Here are some of the things you can expect to see in January in Northumberland National Park ...

Teal © northeastwildlife.co.uk Teal

Look out for wintering wildfowl such as whooper swans, mute swans, wigeon, teal, goldeneye and tufted ducks on the loughs and Hadrian's Wall corridor.

Otters and dippers can be seen in rivers and lakes in Northumberland National Park all year round but at this time of year you are likely to see otter footprints in the snow.

January is also when badgers have their young.

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